adj(before noun/delante del nombre)
- 1.1 (smelly) hediondo, fétido, apestosoMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (very bad) [colloquial/familiar] I've got a stinking cold tengo un resfriado espantoso keep your stinking job! ¡quédate con tu maldito or asqueroso trabajo! [colloquial/familiar]
- It follows a fleeing him like a stink cloud, misconstruing his running away as an opportunity to take more pictures and ask more questions.
- Giant oil drum of sludge in a back closet next to the bathroom: someone bumped the lid off this with a bit of equipment and immediately vomited due to the stench that came out from the stink barrel.
- I'm trying that right now, but I can't have this stink situation put a damper on my session situation.
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- She is a visionary, driven by a remarkable energy, determined and brave, undeterred by threats and harassment and numerous arrests and uncomfortable nights in stinking police cells.
- This blight was caused by a fungus, Phytophthora infestans, and its effect, where it took hold, was to destroy crops almost completely, leaving farmers with nothing but stinking black rotten remains of the tubers.
- Thousands of prisoners every morning have to get up and empty the stinking chamber pots which have sat in their cells overnight.
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- I can't really think of any, and if that's all there are, then, isn't that a stink reason to give your sovereignty away?
- Tonight will be spent having a couple of quiet ones at Le Pub - I've only just got over jetlag so wouldn't want to jeopardise my recovery by turning up to work with a stinking hangover tomorrow.
- A severe attack usually coincides with a stinking hangover and can start as early as midday, from whence I will spend the rest of the weekend brooding on the inevitability of Monday morning.
- Achievement of the day: got up and down a 4000 metre mountain in under fourteen hours, with a stinking cold, and no sleep at the halfway shed due to aching sinuses and the general lack of air.
Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.
- [colloquial/familiar] (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) they're stinking rich están forrados (de dinero) [colloquial/familiar], están podridos en plata or (Spain/España) podridos de dinero [colloquial/familiar] he was stinking drunk estaba como una cuba [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- Grumpy, middle-aged restaurant reviewers spending Sunday Times dosh with bad grace, used-up sloaney jet trash, PR moppets on expense accounts and the truly stinking rich, that's who.
- All quibbles about the merits of that series aside, as an English major, it makes me happy when an author of prose fiction becomes stinking bloody rich.
- It's just that once he became so stinking rich he couldn't hope to ever spend it all on himself, he got interested in building a legacy rather than a personal fortune.